California to apologize for the internment of Japanese Americans – NBC Los Angeles

American Les Ouchida was born just outside the capital of California, but his citizenship was not much after Japan’s Pearl Harbor and the US broke into war. Based on his single Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned in Arkansas. They were among 120,000 Japanese Americans […]

Temporary Prohibition of Holding Centers of Private Immigrants LA – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to temporarily prohibit private companies from immigration detention centers or establish or operate similar facilities in the city. The President of the City Council, Nury Martinez, who proposed the proposal, condemned the federal government and detention center operators, sayingthere is a practice of separating migrant children from […]